Wednesday, 29 October 2008


Well its been one of those days, woke up this morning feeling worse than i did yesterday. Thumping head, sore eyes and the same annoying cough!!! I am soooo fed up with this cold, but from what I gather im not the only one suffering with it. Have had visitors all day too, which although nice to catch up with everyone, has been very tiring. I was glad to close the door finally at 5.00pm!

Due to my visitors and this cold i have done little crafting over the last 24 or so hours. I was asked to make this birthday card on Tuesday for Wednesday! No pressure then! It was for a friend, so i didn't like to say no. I have to say i havn't been feeling at all creative and making this has been very hard going, can't say i was overly happy with the finished product either, but my friend took it and said she loved it. I shall never know whether she did or didn't, if she doesn't come back for anymore i will only be able to draw my own conclusions. I am never very good when it comes to mens cards, but having the photo at least gave me a focal point! As you can see have left it fairly simple, yep thats me all over - simple!

Anyway here it is.

For anyone else suffering from this blasted cold, hope you have a good nights sleep, me im going to have some hot chocolate and cream before i go to bed, it seemed to help last night. Hopefully will get round to a bit of card making tomorrow. Hugs for now Linda x


Donna said...

Linda the black & white theme on your card is brilliant and I think the whole card is fab :) Donna x

Anonymous said...

Hi Linda, this is just stunning and looks so classy! fab job hun :)

Marlene x

Shary said...

Lovely card looks great with the black and white. Great job.
Hope you manage to have a good night and the cough and cold disapear soon

Anonymous said...

Wonderful card Linda...the black and white is stunning...hope you start to feel better soon :-)
Take care

6 wacky women said...

Beautiful card, Linda. The black and white is stunning. I love it!!
Hope you feel better soon.

Michele said...

Hi Linda, thank you for visiting my blog and leaving such lovely comments. It means alot to me.
I just love this card and the Black and White theme is great. Hope you feel better soon.
Michele xx

CraftyC said...

And what exactly is wrong with your card Linda? (lol).
I think its fab and black and white make it really stand out!

gina said...

gorgeous card, black and white is so stylish, I am sure your friend did love it and will be back :) so sorry you are feeling under the weather, it does seem to be about a bit but I hope I dont get it, I am a bigger baby than a man when it comes to colds :)
Gina xxx

Anonymous said...

Aww, poor you, with that nasty cold. The card is fab, I love the monochrome look, it's just perfect for a man - I love it!
Feel better soon.
Maria xx

Lesley said...

hi huni....i love this card...hope that u feel better soon....luv n hugs Lesley xxx

clare said...

WOW..this card linda is the black&white goes great with the photo..and im sure your friend will deffo be back.
hope your feeling better soonxxhugs to you xx
love clarexx

and thanks for my lovely

Marcea said...

wow this is so stylish - I love it hun - well done!
Hope you feel better tomorrow hun

Simone P. said...

This is just perfect! I love it!

Helena said...

Hey girl, this card is fantastic, I love it!!! I hope you are feeling better soon, I had the tummy bug a few weeks ago, and boy it's no fun!


bumblebee creations said...

It is WONDERFUL! I am positive she really did like it-she'll be back!! Hope you are feeling beter in the a.m. good night.

Gry-Heidi said...

Hi Linda!
Your card is beautiful, and the black & white are perfect on this one!!
Hope you feel better today :)

Hugs, Gry-Heidi

Emma said...

The card looks should be happy with it and I am sure your friend really was too.
Hope you get rid of that cold soon.
Emma x

Diane.W. said...

Gorgeous card,they will luv it.Hope you get better soon :o)x

Jose said...

I think its a brilliant card, I would be so pleased if one of mine turned out like this... hope you are feeling better today
Jose x

Elaine said...

I LOVE monochrome and I think your card is perfect... very classy :)

Hope your cold disappears very soon and you feel better :)

Elaine x

Michele said...

There is no way she won't love this card, it's lovely Linda.

Hope you're feeling better soon, poor you.


Natalie said...

This is a great man's card, I love the layout and how you have added his name. I hope you are feeling better soon.

Natalie x

Cass said...

I think it look fab.The photo just adds that personal touch.

Cass xxx

nessy said...

what a very special elegant card!!
look after yourself , keep warm , hugs
vanessa xx

Lynsey said...

Hi Linda
I bet your friend loved this card! I think it is perfect for a man.
Hope you feel better soon.
Hugs Lynsey :)

Zoe xx said...

Aww this card is absolutely stunning!!!! The classic black and white is perfect to match the photograghs!! I adore it and i am sure that you friend thinks exactly the same!! Colin will be thrilled with this card!! You have outdone yourself sweetie!!
Get well sone my love,
Zoe x x

Maria's Cards said...

Great Card Linda, love the B&W and love the thought of using the Photo instead of an image. Fabulous!!! Maria x

cats whiskers said...

What a fabulous idea I love it so classy. Hope you are soon feeling better
Hugs Jacqui x

Steph said...

Linda!!! This card is stunning and classy and so personal, I'm not surprised your friend loved it!! Hope you're feeling better today. Wrap up warm and stay inside if you can x

Steph said...

Oooh, forgot to say I've given you an award. See my blog for details x

Judy's Crafty Moments said...

fabulous card..well done1 Love the colours and the way you have done his name.


Chrissy said...

I thinks it is lovely Linda. I do think simple is good especially for a mans card, I hope you feel a bit better soon.

Sue said...

it's a wonderful card Linda, the black and white theme is perfect for it and your sketch is brilliant

Hope you feel better today darl

BIG hugs to ya:-)


Fiorella said...

Very elegant and classic card; Linda! I hope you get better very soon!!! Wishes from Italy

Anonymous said...

WOW! What a stunning page!! Beautiful and classy for sure!! I'm so sorry to hear about your cold, hope you're feeling better soon friend!! :)

Karin said...

Hi Linda,

I hope you are feeling a bit better right now.
For not feeling to well you've made a fabulouse male card.
love the picture you've added.

Have a nice and quiet evening hun,
xoxo Karin

Jill said...

wow Linda this is absolutely stunning I just love everything about it and so will Colin, it;s fab, sorry to hear you're still not feeling well hope you get better soon hugs Jill xx

Love to Doodle! said...

Oh no!! Poor you.....this has been going on a while now....time to hit the whiskey!!

Stunning card it...xx (take care and hope you feel better tomorrow)

Macpurp said...

this is a beautiful card darl!
hope you feel better soon.
just a thought....I gave up as much dairy as I could and it ment that I have less colds now and they dont go into my sinus now either.
Hugs xx

Sonia said...

Linda thank you for visiting my blog and leaving such kind comments :) I hope you are feeling a little better ?? ((hugs))
I love what you have done with this as has been said its classy .
Hugs Sonia x x

Vicky said...

I think this card is Lovely Linda. I'm suure your friend was really pleased with it! Hope you're feeling better soon!
Hugs, Vicky x

nessy said...

hi linda ~me again ~just to say i have tagged you
vanessa xx
hope you are feeling a bit better

Madge said...

Linda I love the black and white them you have used, absolutely stunning. Thank you so much for stopping by my blog so often and your lovely comments - I really do appreciate it xx

Deb said...

sorry to hear you are full of cold, wrap up warm and pamper yourself, it is the only way! Your card is gorgeous, love the way you added the photos, very personal.

Rach said...

wow Linda, a fantastic card, love the monochromatic look to the card, fabulous. hugs rachxx

Bev said...

Stunning!! Love the colour scheme Linda - a fab layout too. I;m sure she was more than delighted with it.

hugs Bev x

Tracey said...

Sorry you're still feeling poorly Linda.

Nobody would ever know this card was a quick make it is fab :o)


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